39:2 – Summer 2015

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Rohingya: The Most Persecuted People in the World?

It is naïve to assume that Buddhists are any less inclined to stray from the more benevolent teachings of their faith than practitioners of other religions.

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Inside the Cuba Negotiations: A Conversation with Roberta Jacobson

In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson discusses her experience as the lead American negotiator with Cuba.

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South Sudan’s Interim Constitution and the Challenge of Transition

January 8, 2016 by Christopher Zambakari
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There are several provisions of the Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan that are causing great concern to civil organizations and the various political forces in South Sudan – if unchecked, these provisions can greatly undermine the hope for a true federal system in South Sudan.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Chinese Investment in the U.S.

December 21, 2015 by Joel Backaler
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Chinese companies have a wealth of opportunity to invest in the US, but, their management approach must adapt in order to realize their grand overseas ambitions.

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#Tech4Terror vs. #Tech4Good

December 20, 2015 by Aaron Brantly
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Just as this technology can help us to land on the moon, map the human genome, and allow us to FaceTime with our friends and family, it can also be used to engage in criminal and terroristic activities designed to harm us.

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Why Was China’s Response to U.S. South China Sea Patrols So Mild?

December 19, 2015 by Andrew Chubb
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When China’s party-state wishes to resist popular nationalist calls for a potentially disastrous confrontation over disputed offshore claims, it probably has the tacit support of a “silent majority.

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